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Tight supply drives the market

Another short week last week resulted in lower cattle yardings, but this didn’t stop buyers coming to the markets, with strong demand for all types

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Holidays set a lethargic tone

The short weeks over easter have taken their toll on both numbers and pricing in cattle markets, with subdued activity from both buyers and sellers

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Market Analysis

Percentiles – April 2022

Mecardo’s Percentiles update for April 2022. Click below to view the latest report Grains Oilseeds Sheep and lambs Cattle Wool Dairy Fuel Percentiles are an important

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Research: Analysis of the Australian sheep flock

In this report for LiveCorp and MLA, we analysed the historical trends in the demographics of the Australian sheep flock, examining domestic factors that influence farm-level enterprise decision making. 

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